FREE THURSDAY

Free Thursdays
CHANGE YOUR THURSDAY-NIGHT PROGRAMMING
A WEEKLY SAMPLER OF FREE TOURS, FILMS, TALKS, AND MORE


THURSDAYS,
NOVEMBER 2, 9, 16, AND 30, 2000

FREE

DURING THIS MONTH'S FREE THURSDAY, TAKE IN DISCUSSIONS ON THE ART OF COLLECTING AND THE ONGOING SERIES FREE VERSE, FEATURING READINGS BY CONTEMPORARY WRITERS. STICK AROUND LATE--UNTIL 9 PM--FOR A CHANCE TO WIN THE BOOK OF THE WEEK, A CASH BAR OFFERING SNACKS AND DRINKS, FREE GALLERY ACCESS, AND MORE.


NOVEMBER 9
FREE WARE: THE GLOBAL ONLINE WUNDERKAMMER, 7:30 PM, LECTURE ROOM
In conjunction with the exhibition The Cities Collect, Web artist Marek Walczak demonstrates The Global Online Wunderkammer, a digital revisitation of the 17th-century cabinet of curiosities.

Image
Bob Mccoy of The Museum
of Questionable
Medical Devices

NOVEMBER 16
PANEL DISCUSSION: HUNTERS & GATHERERS, 6:30 PM, LECTURE ROOM
How does a collection of cultural artifacts tell a story? What responsibilities come with collecting? What drives someone to become an obsessive collector? In conjunction with the exhibition The Cities Collect, these questions and others will be addressed by Bob McCoy of the Museum of Questionable Medical Devices, Patty Dean of the Minnesota Historical Society, and Rich Schelton of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

NOVEMBER 30
FREE VERSE: RIKKI DUCORNET AND ROSAMOND PURCELL, 7:30 PM, AUDITORIUM
Join us for a magical evening inside the wunderkammer with writer-artist Rikki Ducornet and photographer-author Rosamond Purcell.
FREE FILM: WORLD AIDS DAY EVE: CHRISSY, 7 PM, LECTURE ROOM
Breaking records as one of the most watched documentaries on Australian television, where it first aired on World AIDS Day 1999, Chrissy is an honest and daring film about an HIV-positive lesbian.


FREE THURSDAYS ARE MADE POSSIBLE BY GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM THE PEW CHARITABLE TRUSTS.